Daily Archives: August 1, 2020

Zimbabwean Author Freed After Night in Jail for Protest

An internationally known Zimbabwean author and several other people have been released on bail on Saturday, after spending a night in police cells for protesting against the government.   The activists included writer Tsitsi Dangarembga and Fadzayi Mahere, the spokeswoman of the main opposition MDC Alliance party. Dangarembga is the author of the bestselling novel,

South Africa Hits 500,000 Confirmed COVID Cases, Still Not at Peak

South Africa on Saturday surpassed 500,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases, representing more than 50% of all reported coronavirus infections in Africa’s 54 countries. Health Minister Zwelini Mkhize announced 10,107 new cases Saturday night, bringing the country’s cumulative total to 503,290, including 8,153 deaths. South Africa, with a population of about 58 million, has the fifth-highest number

CGTN:Why Chinese military enjoys extensive support from the people

BEIJING, Aug. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Two serious disasters stroke China this year – the COVID-19 pandemic and catastrophic floods along the Yangtze River in a scale unprecedented in over two decades. The Chinese military troops have played significant roles in disaster relief. Officially known as the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA), the country’s military […]

Rihanna Launches Fenty Skin

Clean, Uncomplicated, Effective Skincare for All “Fenty Skin is my vision of the new culture of skincare – I wanted to create amazing products that really work, that are easy to use, and everyone can apply it.” – Rihanna SAN FRANCISCO, July 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Rihanna, in partnership with Kendo Brands, a LVMH-owned beauty […]